Botanical Latin Words - V

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vagina, -ae - noun, 1st declension, feminine: sheath
   vaginas - accusative plural [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 58. (Panicum clandestinum)]
   vaginis - ablative plural [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 57. (Panicum sanguinale, p. 58. (Panicum miliaceum), p. 59. (Panicum brevifolium), p. 65. (Aira praecox), p. 76. (Bromus purgans), p. 297. (Allium arenarium, Allium scorodoprasum), p. 334. (Rumex britannica, Rumex verticillatus)]
   vaginisque = ablative plural + -que [why?] [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 76. (Bromus ciliatus)]
vaginalis, -is, -e - adjective, group B: relating to a sheath
   vaginalibus - ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnseus, Species Plantarum, p. 363. (Polygonum articulatum), p. 718. (Ononis fruticosa), p. 746. (Hedysarum vaginale), p. 756. (Astragalus hedysaroides)]
vaginatus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: sheathed
   vaginato - ablative singular masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 945. (Ophrys corallorhiza, Ophrys nidus-avis, Satyrium epipogium), p. 948. (Ophrys camtschatea), p. 950. (Arethusa bulbosa)]
   vaginatus - ablative plural masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 52. (Eriophorum vaginatum)]
vaginans, vaginans, vaginans - adjective, group B: sheathing
   vaginantibus - present active participle, ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 423. (Arenaria rubra)]
   vaginantibus - present active participle, ablative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 127. (Potamogeton marinum), p. 276. (Statice monopetala, Statice suffruticosa), p. 320. (Aloe vera), p. 523. (Cistus ladanifera)]
vagus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: having no particular direction
   vagis - ablative plural masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 90. (Lechea major)]
   vagis - ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 18. (Utricularia caerulea)]
valvula, -ae - noun, 1st declension, feminine: valve
   valvula - ablative singular [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 43. (Schoenus ferrugineus, Schoenus nigricans), p. 75. (Festuca bromoides)]
   valvularum - genitive plural [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 336. (Rumex vesicarius), p. 337. (Rumex roseus)]
   valvulis - ablative plural [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 333. (Rumex patientia), p. 334. (Rumex alpinus, Rumex britannica, Rumex sanguineus, Rumex verticillatus), p. 335. (Rumex acutus, Rumex aegypticus, Rumex crispus, Rumex maritimus, Rumex obtusifolius, Rumex persicarioides), p. 336. (Rumex aquaticus, Rumex bucephalophorus, Rumex lunaria), p. 337. (Rumex spinosus)]
-ve - conjunction (enclitic): or
   -ve [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 9. (Veronica virginica)]
venosus, -a, -um - adjective, Group A: having many branched veins
   venosis - abative plural masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 419. (Silene rubella)]
   venosis - abative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 29. (Piper siriboa), p. 30. (Piper umbellatum), p. 214. (Apocynum reticulatum), Viburnum lantana), p. 369. (Laurus nobilis), p. 370. (Laurus aestivalis, Laurus borbonia, Laurus indica, Laurus persea), p. 510. (Clusia minor), p. 749. (Hedysarum violaceum), p. 872. (Aster sibiricus), p. 1018. (Salix myrsinites)]
   venoso-reticulatis = venoso- (combining form of group A adjective venosus, -a, -um) + reticulatis (ablative plural feminine of group A adjective reticulatus, -a, -um) [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 15. (Justicia betonica), p. 418. (Silene beben)]
ventricosus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: swollen
   ventricosa - ablative singular feminine [Linnaeus (175), p. 55. (Phalaris arundinacea)]
   ventricosis - ablative plural masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 260. (Seseli annuum)]
   ventricosis - ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 85. (Triticum aestivum), (Triticum hybernum, Triticum turgidum), p. 228. (Gentiana saponaria, Gentiana villosa), p. 317. (Hyacinthus orientalis), p. 529. (Corchorus olitorius), p. 636. (Thlaspi alliaceum)]
   ventricosis - ablative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 286. (Tillandsia lingulata), p. 301. (Allium fistulosum), p. 830. (Atractylis cancellatus)]
   ventricoso - ablative singular masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 300. (Allium cepa)]
   ventricoso-oblongis = ventricoso- (combining form of group A adjective ventricosus, -a, -um) + spicatis (ablative plural masculine of group A adjective oblongus, -a, -um [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 739. (Cytisus hirsutus)]
vernalis, -is, -e - adjective, group B: vernal
   vernalibus - ablative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 238. (Bupleurum difforme)]
verruca, -ae - noun, 1st declension, feminine: wart-like projection, swelling
   verruca - ablative singular [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 712. (Aspalathus verrucosa)]
verrucosus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: warty
   verrucosis - ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 459. (Euphorbia verrucosa), p. 462. (Euphorbia hyberna), p. 670. (Bunias orientalis)]
   versu - ablative singular [gender?] [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 74. (Festuca amethystina)]
   versis - ablative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 1002. (Pinus abies)
versus - preposition (takes accusative): toward
   versus [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 725. (Dolichos lablab)]
verticillatus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: whorled
   verticillata - nominative singular [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 573. (Betonica annua)]
   verticillatis - ablative plural masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 22. (Monarda punctata), p. 23. (Monarda ciliata), p. 101. (Hedyotis auricularia), p. 147. (Lysimachia punctata), p. 173. (Lonicera caprifolium), p. 176. (Triosteum perfoliatum), p. 206. (Illecebrum verticillatum), p. 242. (Caucalis leptophylla), p. 339. (Medeola virginiana), p. 446. (Lythrum verticillatum, p. 562. (Teucrium botrys), p. 567. (Satureja thymbra), p. 569. (Thymbra verticillata), p. 570. (Nepeta nuda), p. 577. (Mentha arvensis, Mentha canadensis, Mentha gentilis, Mentha pulegium), p. 578. (Mentha cervina), p. 591. (Thymus acinos), p 592. (Melissa officinalis, Thymus pulegioides), p. 593. (Melissa pulegioides), p. 595. (Dracocephalum canescens, Dracocephalum grandiflorum, Dracocephalum moldavicum), p. 596. (Dracocephalum nutans, Dracocephalum peltatum, Dracocephalum thymiflora), p. 621. (Scrophularia coccinea), p. 634. (Ruellia strepens), p. 721. (Lupinus hirsutus), p. 722. (Lupinus luteus), p. 833. (Bidens verticillata), p. 992. (Myriophyllum verticillatum)]
   verticillatis - ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 173. (Lonicera sempervirens), p. 227. (Gentiana lutea, Gentiana purpurea), p. 228. (Gentiana saponaria), p. 231. (Gentiana cruciata), p. 638. (Vitex agnus-castus)]
   verticillatis - ablative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 89. (Mollugo verticillata), p. 102. (Sherardia arvensis), p. 107. (Galium glaucum, Galium purpureum, Galium rubrum), p. 108. (Galium parisiense), p. 195, (Phylica ericoides), p. 217. (Asclepias verticillata), p. 253. (Sison verticillatum), p. 281. (Linum verticillatum), p. 303. (Lilium camschatcense, Lilium canadense, Lilium martagon), p. 315. (Convallaria verticillata), p. 339. (Medeola aculeata), p. 355. (Erica abietina), p. 368. (Elatine alsinastrum), p. 440. (Spergula arvensis, Spergula pentandra), p. 542. (Anemone thalictroides), p. 579. (Galeopsis ladanum, Galeopsis tetrahit), p. 614. (Antirrhinum arvense), p. 706. (Polygala verticillata)]
   verticillatis - ablative plural [neuter?] [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 94. (Protea argentea)]
   verticillato - ablative singular masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 1023. (Viscum verticillatum)]
   verticillato-foliolis = verticillato- (combining form of group A adjective verticillatus, -a, -um) + foliolis (ablative plural masculine of group A adjective foliolus, -a, -um) [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 911. (Centaurea pullata)]
   verticillato-spicatis = verticillato- (combining form of group A adjective verticillatus, -a, -um) + spicatis (ablative plural masculine of group A adjective spicatus, -a, -um) [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 571. (Nepeta hirsuta, Nepeta italica), p. 591. (Thymus vulgaris, Thymus zygis)]
verticillus, -i - noun, 2nd declension, masculine: whorl
   verticilla - [case, number, gender?] [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 571. (Nepeta tuberosa)]
   verticillis - ablative plural [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 564. (Teucrium canadense), p. 567. (Satureja juliana, Satureja mastichina), p. 570. (Nepeta cataria, Nepeta violacea), p. 571. (Nepeta hirsuta), p. 580. (Galeopsis galeobdolon, Stachys palustris, Stachys sylvatica), p. 581. (Stachys alpina, Stachys cretica, Stachys germanica), p. 582. (Marrubium alysson), p 588. (Clinopodium incanum), p. 591. (Thymus alpinus)]
   verticillis - ablative plural [neuter?] [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 25. (Salvia pratensis), p. 26. (Salvia indica), Salvia verticillata), p. 27. (Salvia aethiopica)]
   verticillo - ablative singular [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum), p. 582. (Stachys orientalis)]
vestitus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: clothed
   vestito - ablative singular masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 2. (Amomum granum-paradisi)]
vexillum, -i - noun, 2nd declension, neuter - standard/banner petal
   vexillo - ablative singular [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 676. (Geranium papilionaceum), p. 677. (Geranium myrrhifolium), p. 724. (Phaseolus inamoenus)]
   vexilli - genitive singular [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 725. (Phaseolus alatus)]
   vexillis - ablative plural [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 724. (Phaseolus helvolus, Phaseolus vexillatus), p. 725. (Phaseolus caracalla), p. 736. (Vicia lutea), p. 737. (Vicia hybrida), p. 760. (Astragalus onobrychis), p. 767. (Trifolium comosum), p. 770. (Trifolium montanum), p. 772. (Trifolium agrarium, Trifolium procumbens, Trifolium spadiceus [as renamed in 1755]), p. 773. (Trifolium filiforme)]
viceni, -ae, -a - adjective (numerical distributive; plural) - twenty each, twenty at a time
   vicenis - ablative plural masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 922. (Arctotis tristis)]
viginti - adjective (indeclinable): twenty
   viginti [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 70. (Briza eragrostis)]
vigintijugo, vigintijugare, vigintijugavi, vigintijugatum - verb, 1st conjugation: to connect[?]
   vigintijugatis - perfect passive participle, ablative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 522. (Mimosa tenuifolia)]
villosus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: villose
   villosa - nominative singular feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 141. (Aretia alpina), p. 388. (Jussiaea suffruticosa), p. 574. (Sideritis cretica)]
   villosa - ablative singular feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 61. (Alopecurus monspeliensis)]
   villosis - ablative plural masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 6. (Nyctanthes hirsuta), p. 139. (Echium italicum), p. 306. (Ornithogalum hirsutum), p. 409. (Saponaria ocymoides, Saponaria orientalis), p. 419. (Silene virginica), p. 564. (Teucrium asarum), p. 583. (Marrubium pseudodictamnus, Marrubium supinum), p. 584. (Leonurus tataricus), p. 770. (Trifolium scabrum), p. 821. (Carduus acanthoides, Carduus lanceolatus), p. 823. (Carduus eriophorus), p. 824. (Carduus altissimus), p. 895. (Anthemis valentina), p. 912. (Centaurea argentea)]
   villosis - ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 76. (Bromus purgans), p. 86. (Triticum turgidum), p. 213. (Apocynum frutescens), p. 410. (Dianthus armeria), p. 590. (Origanum syriacum), p. 608. (Pedicularis tristis), p. 669. (Raphanus sibiricus), p. 768. (Trifolium rubens), p. 769. (Trifolium angustifolium, Trifolium arvense, Trifolium incarnatum)]
   villosis - ablative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 64. (Aira cespitosa), p. 79. (Avena pensylvanica), p. 84. (Secale villosum), p. 108. (Galium aparine), p. 152. (Phlox pilosa), p. 153. (Phlox sibirica), p. 154. (Convolvulus carolinus), p. 159. (Convolvulus hirtus), p. 161. (Ipomoea alba), p. 187. (Solanum mammosum), p. 188. (Solanum tomentosum), p. 202. (Vitis indica), p. 214. (Asclepias purpurascens), p. 216. (Asclepias decumbens), p. 228. (Gentiana villosa), p. 238. (Bupleurum villosum), p. 265. (Rhus coriaria), p. 273. (Aralia chinensis), p. 340. (Menispermum carolinum), p. 341. (Menispermum hirsutum, Menispermum orbiculatum), p. 373. (Sophora alopecuroides), p. 476. (Crataegus tomentosa), p. 491. (Rosa villosa), p. 498. (Potentilla canadensis), p. 524. (Cistus incana, Cistus monspeliensis), p. 525. (Cistus canus), p. 532. (Aconitum lycoctonum), p. 563. (Teucrium latifolium), p. 585. (Phlomis nissolii), p. 590. (Origanum syriacum), p. 633. (Dodartia indica), p. 664. (Hesperis verna), p. 678. (Geranium capitatum), p. 684. (Sida cordifolia), p. 692. (Urena sinuata), p. 715. (Crotalaria villosa), p. 735. (Vicia nissoliana), p. 737. (Vicia hybrida), p. 741. (Ulex europaeus), p. 752. (Cracca tinctoria, Cracca villosa, Cracca virginiana), p. 754. (Glycine bituminosa), p. 758. (Astragalus contortuplicatus), p. 761. (Astragalus uralensis), p. 767. (Trifolium globosum, Trifolium subterraneum), p. 805. (Crepis pygmaea), p. 817. (Serratula multiflora), p. 841. (Chrysocoma villosa), p. 864. (Erigeron camphoratum), p. 870. (Senecio nemorensis), p. 882. (Inula britannica), p. 890. (Chrysanthemum bipinnatum), p. 899. (Achillea atrata), p. 904. (Buphthalmum salicifolium), p. 925. (Othonna helenitis, Othonna integrifolia), p. 958. (Passiflora hirsuta), p. 986. (Morus rubra), p. 1009. (Momordica charantia), p. 1019. (Salix aurita, Salix glauca), p. 1020. (Salix fusca, Salix incubacca)]
   villosis - ablative plural [masculine/neuter?] [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 761. (Astragalus campestris)]
   villosis - ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 58. (Panicum dactylon)]
   villosissimis - superlative degree, ablative plural neuter [
1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 855. (Gnaphalium scabrum)]
   villoso - ablative singular masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 17. (Pinguicula villosa, p. 155. (Convolvulus canariensis, Convolvulus malabarica), p. 225. (Gomphrena polygonoides), p. 257. (Scandix grandiflora), p. 553. (Ranunculus monspeliacus), p. 711. (Aspalathus astroites), p. 754. (Glycine javanica), p. 791. (Scorzonera angustifolia)]
   villoso - [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 61. (Agrostis arundinacea)]
   villoso - ablative singular neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 848. (Artemisia absinthium)]
   villoso-glandulosis = villoso- (combining form of group A adjective villosus, -a, -um) + glandulosis (ablative plural nauter of group A adjective glandulosus, -a, -um) [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 267. (Viburnum tinus)]
   villoso-viscosis = villoso- (combining form of group A adjective villosus, -a, -um) + viscosis (ablative plural feminine of group A adjective viscosus, -a, -um) [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 183. (Physalis pubescens)]
   villoso-viscosum = villoso- (combining form of group A adjective villosus, -a, -um) + viscosum (nominative singular neuter of group A adjective viscosus, -a, -um) [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 437. (Cerastium viscosum)]
   villosum - nominative singular neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 132. (Lithospermum tinctorium)]
   villosus - nominative singular masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 527. (Cistus salicifolius)]
virgatus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: twiggy
   virgata - ablative singular feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 447. (Lythrum virgatum), p. 616. (Antirrhinum genistifolium)]
   virgata - ablative singular neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 59. (Panicum virgatum)]
   virgatis - ablative plural masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 593. (Melissa fruticosa), p. 846. (Artemisia campestris), p. 1021. (Sali viminalis)]
   virgatis - ablative plural feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 362. (Polygonum barbatum)]
viscidus, -a, -um - adjective, group A: viscid
   viscidis - ablative plural neuter [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 800. (Hieracium hedypnoides), p. 868. (Senecio viscosis)]
vix - adverb: barely
   vix - [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 132. (Lithospermum arvense, Lithospermum officinale), p. 139. (Echium italicum), p. 596. (Dracocephalum thymiflora)]
volubilis, -is, -e - adjective, group B: twining
   volubili - [ablative?] singular masculine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 140. (Tournefortia volubilis), p. 196. (Celastrus scandens), p. 212. (Cynanchum acutum, Cynanchum hirtum, Cynanchum monspeliacum, Cynanchum suberosum), p. 214. (Apocynum reticulatum), p. 364. (Polygonum convolvulus, Polygonum scandens), p. 623. (Bignonia sempervirens), p. 723. (Phaseolus vulgaris), p. 724. (Phaseolus coccineus, Phaseolus farinosus, Phaseolus helvolus, Phaseolus inamoenus, Phaseolus lunatus), Phaseolus vexillatus), p. 725. (Phaseolus alatus, Phaseolus caracalla), p. 726. (Dolichos erosus, Dolichos scarabaelides), p. 750. (Hedysarum volubile), p. 836. (Eupatorium houstonianum, Eupatorium scandens), p. 960. (Aristolochia indica), p. 961. (Aristolochia baetica), p. 980. (Tragia volubilis)]
   volubilis - nominative singular feminine [1753: Linnaeus, Species Plantarum, p. 452. (Euphorbia viminalis)]


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